Team Hillary Struggles to Deflect, Downplay FBI Bombshell
Hillary Clinton campaign Chair John Podesta and campaign manager Robby Mook struggled to defend the Democratic nominee in the wake of a bombshell revelation from the FBI Friday — the pair of top advisers at times contradicted each other.
Clinton allies and the Democratic Establishment have struggled to generate a unified message to deflect the political damage caused by FBI Director James Comey’s announcement Friday that the bureau had reopened its investigation into Clinton’s use of a private email server during her tenure as secretary of state.
“The American people got another preview of what a Hillary Clinton presidency would be like, with her top aides scrambling to deflect damaging new revelations in a major scandal involving her reckless and dishonest conduct,” Michael Short, spokesman for the Republican National Committee, said in a statement Sunday. – READ MORE